Sunday, 30 June 2013

Sebastien Loeb destroys Pikes Peak record at first attempt

Sebastien Loeb smashed the world record at the fabled Pikes Peak International Hill Climb at his first attempt, setting a time of 8 minutes 13.878 seconds , over one and a half minutes quicker than the previous record set by Rhys Millen in 2012 (9:46.164).

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Porsche's Le Mans lineup takes shape

Mark Webber confirmed the inevitable today by announcing he is to leave Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the end of the season and move to Porsche's new LMP1 effort for 2014.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Citroen confirms WTCC program starting in 2014

Citroen Racing have confirmed that they will enter the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) from the 2014 season. The widely expected announcement comes after the French marque began evaluating a possible move into the series last September.

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Martin Truex Jr. takes commanding win at Sonoma - Toyota Save Mart 350 Review

Martin Truex Jr. ended a 218 race winless streak in style on Sunday with a dominant victory in the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma in California.

Hinchcliffe dominates at Iowa - Iowa Corn Indy 250 Review

James Hinchcliffe gave a master class at Iowa as he took the first oval win of his career. The Canadian took the lead on lap one and never looked back.

Business as usual for Audi as tragedy mars Le Mans

Audi claimed their 12th victory of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a dominating performance from the manufacturer that saw Tom Kristensen claim his record ninth win. He shared the #2 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro with Allan McNish and Loic Duval who won for the third and first time respectively.

Friday, 21 June 2013

X Games and beyond, meet GRC driver Eduardo Marques

In 2013 the X Games expanded to become a global series. With this, the popular extreme sports competition visited new territories such as France, Spain, and Brazil. Eduardo Marques was one of the people who competed in X Games Brazil earlier this year as one of three local personalities to take part in the RallyCross event.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Authorities seize Lotus LMP2 cars at Le Mans

The Kodewa Lotus squad has been dealt a major setback with the Le Mans 24 Hour race just days away after both of their Lotus T128 LMP2 cars were seized by authorities.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Jake Hill to make BTCC debut at Croft

Jake Hill will replace Liam Griffin at Addison Lee Motorbase for this weekend's BTCC races at Croft.

Daytona prepares for redevelopment

Daytona International Speedway has been given  the go ahead for a major redevelopment project set to be completed for the start of the 2016 season.

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Master of Milwaukee, Hunter-Reay wins again at the mile - Milwaukee IndyFest Review

Ryan Hunter-Reay claimed his second consecutive win at the Milwaukee after a dominant late race display that saw him see off the Penske cars of Helio Castroneves and Will Power. It was a strong race for the Andretti team despite problems for Marco Andretti, with three of the teams four cars finishing in the top five.

Friday, 14 June 2013

Racing cars take to the streets of Jerusalem

Jerusalem turned into a race track this week as for the first time, racing cars performed demonstration runs in The Holy City.

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Finch shuts up shop - Phoenix Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup team to close

Phoenix Racing are likely to close it's doors for good after team owner James Finch revealed that he will be done with racing after this summer.

Ricky Vendl aiming to become the Indy 500's oldest rookie in 2014

Arizona's Ricky Vendl is aiming to make history next year by becoming the oldest rookie driver to start the Indianapolis 500.

Porsche give 2014 LMP1 contender it's first run

Porsche has rolled out the car they will compete in the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans in Weissach this week. Factory driver Timo Bernhard was the driver as the new LMP1 took to Porsche's test track for it's first run.

Monday, 10 June 2013

Castroneves takes first win of 2013 in Texas

Helio Castroneves finally secured Penske's first win of the 2013 season with a dominant display at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday. The Brazilian led 132 out of 228 laps, beating Ryan Hunter-Reay to the checkered flag by over four and a half seconds.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

IndyCar Dual in Detroit Roundup

Detroit hosted the first double header of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar season, with two action packed races and two different winners. 

Pagenaud Takes Maiden Win In Motor City - Dual In Detroit Race 2 Review

Simon Pagenaud claimed his first IndyCar series win after beating James Jakes and Mike Conway to the Checkered flag in Race 2 of the Duals in Detroit.

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Conway dominates on IndyCar return - Dual In Detroit Race 1 Review

Mike Conway won the first Dual in Detroit race after dominating from the start. Ryan Hunter-Reay finished in second place, his second runner up spot in as many races.

Formula One Tyre Test Saga - Pirelli, Mercedes, Ferrari - Who's in the wrong?

Since the revelation at last week's Monaco Grand Prix that Mercedes had carried out testing following the Spanish Grand Prix, a lot had been said about whether it was within the rules or not. Pirelli and Mercedes argued that they were well within their right to, rivals however disagreed, believing they had broken Article 22.4, which states that in season testing of a current car is forbidden.